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Flaxseed Oatmeal Pancakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 pancakes

I came up with this healthy and really tasty recipe because my husband loves pancakes. They have a great texture and cinnamon taste. —Sharon Hansen, Pontiac, Illinois
Flaxseed Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash salt
  • 1 large egg, separated, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the egg yolk, buttermilk, brown sugar, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg white on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter.
  3. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

2 pancakes: 273 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.

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